What Do We Blame It On This Year?
Ever since the knee-wobbling Adam Wainwright curve that froze Carlos Beltran in October 2006 (a-ha! that’s how he broke his knee!), the Mets have had very distinct “reasons” for not making the playoffs.
In 2007, it was the “lack of an ace”, which in turn allowed The Collapse to happen.
In 2008, it was “the bullpen” (and not the way Jerry Manuel “managed” it).
In 2009, it was “the injuries”
In 2010, it is ….. ?
We need to know what “it” is, and it needs to be specific — otherwise, what will Omar Minaya and co. do this offseason? They need something to “address” during the winter, and placate we angry fans. If they don’t fix anything, we won’t be inclined to buy 2011 season tickets, after all.
Post in the comments what you think will be spun as the thing that needs to be fixed this offseason.